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19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

One Obsessed Musician, 299 Birds, and a Very Weird Crime

This is the true story of how a man stole hundreds of exotic birds to sell to salmon fly-tyers so that he could buy a golden flute. Really.<p>When Kirk Wallace Johnson, author of <i>The Feather Thief</i>, chanced on the story of how a young flute player named Edwin Rist had broken into the British Natural …

Birds

Airportraits

TravelFar & Away<p>A photographer's composite images show what airports would look like if all the planes took off at once.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>We tend to lose our fascination with airports as we grow older. They become portals of necessity for work, or the …

Aviation

Globalist Katherine Maher

TravelFar & Away<p>The executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation was on the road 200 days last year. Here’s how the 35-year-old travels.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>In a given month, I might fly to New York to meet with the Metropolitan Museum of Art about making …

Mexico City

From Sea to Sand

TravelFar & Away<p>Beyond the modern skylines of Arabia and into the ancient expanse of Oman on the trail of the horses that changed history.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p><b>The Enchanted Horse</b><p>The Arabian bolted at the moment I least expected and, now as I think about it, …

Horse Racing

Futures

TravelFar & Away<p>From a supersonic airliner changing the flight game to room service from local restaurants, these five stories take a peek at the future of luxury travel.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p><b>Supersonic Redux</b><p><i>By Scott McCartney</i><p>OF ALL THE JOYS of a bygone era …

Hospitality

21 weird things you never knew about Texas

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but things are a little weirder in the Lone Star State, too. After all, Texas is the second most populated …

The 10 Best Poems According to a Professor Who Teaches the Best 100

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman<p>A.E. Housman<p>If there is one poem on this list that you should memorize, it’s this one. A.E. Housman, pessimist, classicist and connoisseur of melancholy, was also one the greatest formal masters of his age. The elements he employs here are deceptively familiar: …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

These awesome treehouses will make you question life on solid ground

1 of 16<p>The members of the Swiss Family Robinson may not have had it made, but they did have one hell of a treehouse on their hands. The iconic …

SF Rick and Morty Street Art

The artist behind a Wynwood graffiti coloring book is creating a whole series

There’s a Kickstarter for the newest book<p>If you can’t be a master graffiti artist, this might be the next best thing. Artist Diego Orlandini put together a book turning famous murals and graffiti art in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood into adult coloring books, NBC Miami reports.<p>There are currently …

Art

Wes Anderson's 'Isle of Dogs' is a Japanophile's feast

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs," a stop-motion adventure featuring the director's ultra-stylized approach, premiered at the Berlinale to strong …

Isle of Dogs

Banksy's world caught on camera

Barry Cawston's latest project has brought him a step closer to the world's most mysterious street artist. Rachel Stewart spoke to the British …

Streetwear

Review: Jack White Messes with Identity and Rock History on the Endearingly Weird, Surprisingly Relevant ‘Boarding House Reach’

There’s no sidestepping that rock’n’roll – music predicated on self-centered celebrations of personal freedom – looks a little suspect these days in …

Hipster Pug

Just a hipster who tries to entertain people with music. feel free to use the music for your videos or projects but you need to put a link to my …

Hipsters

20 Best ‘Portlandia’ Sketches

[vimeo 115585199 w=640 h=276] The Celery Incident from Bryce Fortner on Vimeo.

Comedy

Get seasick? Then this floating hotel room ‘pod’ is definitely not for you

If even the mere thought of spending a night in a floating hotel room makes you feel seasick, then you might need to pop a travel pill before you …

Here Is The Most Popular Book In Each State

Colorado and Kansas just don't give a f*ck.

Books

The Self-Taught Sculptor Who Dreams Of Being The Modern Day Michelangelo

It's not hard to chisel away at a block of stone and make something that resembles a human form, but it takes a true master to create photorealistic …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

Beyond Banksy: 40 years of street art at ArtScience Museum

SINGAPORE: Earlier this week, 10 street artists from all over the world were in Singapore secretly working on wall murals.<p>But they weren’t out on the …

50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The Sleeves

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?<p>Click or tap …

Foo Fighters

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Shopping

The Brutal Story of How Europe Conquered the Pacific

Warning: It includes mutiny, murder, and mass rape.<p>The HMS <i>Bounty</i> has become the most notorious ship in the British navy, its captain, William Bligh, a byword for brutality. On April 28, 1789, after setting sail from Tahiti, a group of sailors led by the charismatic Fletcher Christian mutinied, …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

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